amphimictic

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  • amphimictic — The ability to freely interbreed and produce fertile offspring. [amphi + G. miktos, joined, mated, fr. mignumi, to mix, mae, + ia] * * * am·phi·mic·tic .am(p) fi mik tik adj capable of interbreeding freely and of producing fertile offspring… …   Medical dictionary

  • amphimictic — am·phi·mic·tic …   English syllables

  • amphimictic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • amphimixis — amphimictic /am feuh mik tik/, adj. amphimictically, adv. /am feuh mik sis/, n., pl. amphimixes / mik seez/. 1. Biol. the merging of the nuclei of the sperm and egg cells; sexual reproduction. 2. Psychoanal. the combining of anal and genital… …   Universalium

  • amphimixis — [ˌamfɪ mɪksɪs] noun Botany sexual reproduction involving the fusion of two different gametes to form a zygote. Often contrasted with apomixis. Derivatives amphimictic adjective Origin C19: from amphi + Gk mixis mingling …   English new terms dictionary

  • amphimixis — n. Biol. true sexual reproduction with the fusion of gametes from two individuals (cf. APOMIXIS). Derivatives: amphimictic adj. Etymology: mod.L, formed as AMPHI + Gk mixis mingling …   Useful english dictionary

  • amphimictical — adjective see amphimictic …   Useful english dictionary

  • amphimictically — adverb see amphimictic …   Useful english dictionary

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